Archives For Observations

Seaside Florida is the birthplace of New Urbanism, but you don’t have to know that to appreciate the architecture of the place. You don’t even need to know why you like it – but you will.

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Update: A look at a modern house set in a traditional neighborhood where the question is asked: Is there any responsibility to fit in the neighborhood?

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Residential Drainage

Bob Borson —  June 7, 2011 — 18 Comments

Drainage around your house should be taken seriously, otherwise the results can be prohibitively expensive to repair.

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Alla prima is a painting technique in which the work is completed in one session without time for the paint to dry. This is the story of my painting ‘Saving Cherries’ by Jonathan Aller.

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Welcome to the world of QR codes. These little bar code like graphics can contain valuable information which can allow anyone with a smartphone to connect to whatever data you want to share.

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The question for today is what is a fact and what is truth and how are they different? Not easy to answer since perspective and interpretation play a role.

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There are many great women architects that have made an impact to the profession. This is just the tip of the iceberg but it’s a good place to start.

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